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Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. 


Chesapeake Special Olympics Dinner & Dance 
 
The invitations for the 2018 Chesapeake Special Olympics Dinner & Dance on Friday, June 22 at Traditions have all been sent to all of the 2017-2018 athletes and their families. Be sure to send back your RSVP card to reserve your place at this wonderful event. Include everyone's name and their choice of entree on the card. You can mail them back or give them to Sadie Asfour or Sandy West. We will have sports awards, a fabulous dinner and dancing. We encourage parents to join their athletes at the wonderful event.  
 
Our Spring Sports - Track & Field, Softball, Tennis and Bowling begin in March

Our Spring sports programs the first full week of March. Please note the location change this year for Softball - it has moved from Hickory to Greenbrier Middle School. Track & Field, Softball and Tennis start on Sunday, March 11 and Bowling begins on Friday, March 9. Come out and join us for an exciting season. The Spring sports programs conclude in June with the Special Olympics Virginia State Games in Richmond. 

  
Chesapeake Monthly Council Meetings 
 
We welcome all parents and volunteers to come out join us at our monthly council meetings. It is your chance to share your suggestions with us and help us build a stronger program for our athletes. Our April Meeting is Tuesday, June 5. We usually meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm at AMF Bowling Alley in the meeting room, 112 Medical Parkway, Chesapeake. We plan all of our events, sports, picnics and other programs and need your input and assistance to help our program continue to grow and stay strong. 
 
Polar Plunge 2018
We had a great turnout of athletes, family and friends at the POLAR PLUNGE on Saturday, February 3. It was a cold day but the sun was out and we were "Freezing For A Reason". Thank you to everyone who came out and who donated to CHESAPEAKE ATHLETES. We raised a lot of money to help our team buy uniforms, go to the state tournaments and continue to add new athletes to our great program. 
 
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There are two new volunteer forms on the
Volunteer tab of this web site. The links are also below.
 
 


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